In life we all have an unspeakable secret, an irreversible regret, an unreachable dream and an unforgettable love.

Diego Marchi (via julie911)

Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.’

Isaac Asimov (via theperplexedobserver)

Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn’t anyone who doesn’t appreciate kindness and compassion.

Tenzin Gyatso, The XIVth Dalai Lama (via phlocaine)